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Bengal blames central government for costly onions
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) As onion prices skyrocketed to Rs.70 a kg in markets of Kolkata and other parts of West Bengal, the state government Wednesday blamed poor supply and the central government's decision to allow exports of the commodity for the situation.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 9:22:25 PM

India to launch advanced communications satellite Dec 25
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) With investigations into a leak in a rocket engine's valve providing satisfactory results Wednesday, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will celebrate Christmas by launching an advanced communications satellite, an official.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:57:18 PM

Woman teams up with lover to kill husband
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A woman and a man she was having an extra-marital affair with were arrested here Wednesday for murdering her husband, police said.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:57:17 PM

Soumyajit stuns top-seed Abhishek in National Ranking TT
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh shocked top-seed Abhishek Ravichandran to enter the men's singles semifinals of the National Ranking Table Tennis Championships (North Zone) here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:55:46 PM

Jagan continues 48-hour fast for farmers
Vijayawada, Dec 22 (IANS) Former Congress parliament member Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Wednesday continued his 48-hour hunger strike, demanding the Andhra Pradesh government to come to the rescue of farmers who lost their crops in the recent unseasonal rains.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:55:41 PM

Court upholds ministry's 'stop work' notice to Lavasa
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday upheld the 'stop work' orders of the environment ministry to Lavasa Corporation for its Lake City project near Pune for violating green laws.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:44:58 PM

Sea change in India's coastal security: Antony
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) A 'sea change' has occurred in India's coastal security in the aftermath of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:44:25 PM

Cancun nuancing was to gain India advantage, says Ramesh
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) In an effort to clear the air over India's nod to legally binding emission cuts at the global climate change talks at Cancun, Mexico, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has said that nuancing of the position has not hurt national interest, but was aimed at expanding options for India.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:44:24 PM

AIFF XI beat Air India for their maiden I-League win
Gurgaon, Dec 22 (IANS) After a 0-5 drubbing at the hands of Salgaocar in their last outing, the young boys of AIFF XI raised their game to get their first full points in the I-League with a inspiring 2-1 victory over Air India in the fifth round here Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:42:45 PM

Maoists torch vehicles in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Dec 22 (IANS) Maoist guerrillas set on fire five vehicles belonging to a construction company on Ranchi's outskirts late Tuesday, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 8:34:07 PM

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